The following tutorial was created by Pascal Rettig (@cykod) and can be found in his site HTML5 Game Dev Tutorial, which will feature a collection of Quintus tutorials. If you’ve been following our Quintus tutorials such as the Math Racing Game or the Mario Clone series you’ll definitely enjoy this tutorial as well.
First a moment of reflection on the Genre: what is a Pac Man type game? The answer is that it’s a top-down action game. A player moves in fixed 2D board while enemies chase him in real-time.
Other top down action games include games like Bomberman and shooters like Ikari warriors (for those of you with a NES background)
Access the tutorial in HTML5 Game Dev Tutorial.